from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conveyance without wheels, consisting of a pair of shafts attached to short runners.
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Indeed, he had a brain for everything: he could thatch better nor many that arned their bread by it; could make a slide-car, straddle, or any other rough carpenter work, that it would surprise you to think of it; could work a kish or side creel beautifully; mow as much as any two men, and go down a ridge of corn almost as fast as you could walk; was
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